Hammett L. Bowen, Jr. Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army.

Hammett L. Bowen, Jr. Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army.


Image Number

  • N035972

Year

  • 19--?

Series Title

General Note

  • Medal of Honor recipient.

Rights

    Biography Note

  • Born on November 30, 1947. Bowen joined the Army from Jacksonville, Florida, and by June 27, 1969 was serving as a Staff Sergeant in Company C, 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. On that day, in Binh Duong Province, Republic of Vietnam, Bowen smothered the blast of an enemy-thrown hand grenade with his body, sacrificing himself to protect those around him.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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Chicago Manual of Style

Hammett L. Bowen, Jr. Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army. 19--?. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/145287>, accessed 18 November 2018.

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Hammett L. Bowen, Jr. Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army. 19--?. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Nov. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/145287>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida)